Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

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Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

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References to the books can be seen throughout the episodes: the words electric monk can be seen on dirks office wall before he paints over it and the newspaper headline reads "horse found in bathroom" See more »

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Crazy and funny
26 February 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Stephen Mangan is a riot as Dirk Gently, who runs a "holistic detective agency." Gently believes in the interconnectedness of all things and that the universe will solve his cases. The universe might, but they won't pay his bills or clean his office. Darren Boyd is sort of his partner, MacDuff, and Gently drives him nuts.

This is a wildly funny show, with one client paying Gently to find out who is stalking him, which turns out to be Gently himself, in another case he works on finding a cat and uses time travel, that sort of thing.

Mangan is intense and outrageous as Gently, with wild hair and a declamatory voice. Everyone around him looks fairly discouraged. Unfortunately this series only lasted one season, but I notice there's a TV movie made in 2015. Maybe it will be back.


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